I've just attended a child aged 5 who was attended in my Emergency Department 4 days ago with fever and macular exanthema. CBC was normal, CRP 5 mg/dl and he remained 12 hours in the Observation Unit without problems.
Today we've received a message from bacteriology because a neisseria meningitidis B is growing in the blood culture. Child is afebril last 48 hours, he´s well, physical exam is normal, CBC is normal, CRP is 1.2 mg/dl and CSF cytochimic exam and Gram tinction is normal.
Should you admitt this child in the Hospital?
Should you treat him with Ab?
Cruces Hospital. Basque Country. Spain
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